(Modulate This) Ableton Live

Two announcements from Ableton – live 6 on vista and 6.0.5 update

(March 4, 2007 – Article update: Ableton has done more testing. They report that 6.0

– The drawing of the status bar in the Splash screen does not work  properly

Ableton has released information on compatibility of Ableton Live 6 on Windows Vista. They also have announced a new update for all platforms.

According to a recent announcement on Ableton’s forum,  version 6.0.3 will run on does so with some limitations such as:

  • Starting Live 6.0.3 will temporarily disable the AERO Glass
  • The drawing of the status bar in the Splash screen does not work properly
  • First time decoding an MP3 (or similar) file requires administrator rights

For a full list of the limitations click here.

More importantly though, Ableton has announced a new update, version 6.0.5, which not only has minor bug fixes but also includes some fixes to address Vista compatibility.  Some improvements listed are:

  • Improved the ‘Best’ interpolation setting of the Sampler instrument.
  • Starting Live on Windows Vista would not longer disable AERO Glass.
  • More

So whether you are on Windows XP, Mac, or Windows Vista, I recommend you download the latest update here.